Column 2/1/2018, 1:33am

Venkata: There are no banned words

We must bear in mind that even though something jarring like banned words may sound characteristic of the administration, as a public, we must stay on the lookout and verify conclusions before jumping to them. 

1/29/2018, 12:42am

Ailts: Why we should question our football culture

Those who played for the NFL had the highest rate of severe CTE at 95 percent, compared to 27 percent of college players with severe CTE. The concussion has long been considered the cause of CTE, and is an injury that’s all too common among players — recently, Gopher football player Nick Connelly retired from the game after sustaining his fifth concussion, which was his third in two years.

Column 1/29/2018, 12:39am

Ababiy: No more ads on official University emails

I usually read the athletics department’s “Student Update” emails as I sit on my phone and wait for the Campus Connector to take me back to West Bank after a long school day. They seem to come in late afternoon and usually inform me about some obscure sport's game where I can win a free fashion item if I attend. As these emails have become somewhat a routine for me, the veneer has slowly rotted.